A souk is an Arabic market or bazaar, and the souks of Dubai are one of its greatest attractions. The most common souks in Dubai are the gold, spice, perfume, and textile souks. Here are a few photos from the textile souk. What do you think? Do you have a favorite below?
Souk Photo #1. Silk slippers at the souk.
Souk Photo #2. Silk scarves and other textiles on display at a small booth at the souk. The vendor showed my colleague, Sarah, the wedding ring test to identify silk over synthetic.
Souk Photo #3. Another store’s display shows the detail on the heels of these silk slippers.
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